Back in the day

February 18, 2016
The other night a friend's teenage daughter showed me a photo of her senior prom dress. You know, what we used to call "gowns."  It was beautiful, bare midriff and...

I’ve joined the Astronaut Wives Club

July 26, 2015
I was 10 years old when we went into space for the first time and I remember it like it was yesterday. The excitement.  The anxiety at Alan Shephard's welfare. The...

Things I’m sick of hearing about

July 24, 2015
Donald Trump Deprive a fire of oxygen and it will be snuffed out. Deprive the the bombastic Donald Trump of media coverage and he will disappear into oblivion. Which...

Musings on Grace and Frankie

June 3, 2015
Jane Fonda is 77. OMG. 77! When did THAT happen? She's playing a 70 year old on our new obsession, the Netflix series, Grace and Frankie, and she is good.  She's...

Bruce Jenner redux

June 1, 2015
When Bruce Jenner sat down with Diane Sawyer and television cameras to tell the world that he was going through a transgender transition, she was met with compassion and...

Nothing stays the same

May 20, 2015
Nothing stays the same, and sometimes, that makes us sad.  In that vein, we said goodbye this week to a series that was almost universally loved for its pitch-perfect...

Celebrity dirty laundry

March 25, 2015
This began as a post about film and movies jumping the shark--a term coined years ago to describe the point in the cycle of a TV show where it starts to decline in...

Did you see Downton Abbey season finale?

March 3, 2015
Pardon me while I dry my tears. I just finished the two-hour Season 5 finale of Downton Abbey and it was everything I'd hoped it would be.  I'll label spoilers later...

Lessons from Downton Abbey

February 28, 2015
SPOILER ALERT! This post discusses the second last episode, which hints at the season ending. It's coming. The second-to-last-season of Downton Abbey will end this...

Answering life questions

February 22, 2015
James Lipton is almost 90 now (can you believe it?), but he's still hosting Inside the Actors Studio interviews and I still love the questions he asks of the actors he...

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